||Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
- Play instruments to evaluate their sound quality and to locate any defects.
- Compare instrument pitches with tuning tool pitches to tune instruments.
- Strike wood, fiberglass, or metal bars of instruments, and use tuned blocks, stroboscopes, or electronic tuners to evaluate tones made by instruments.
- Cut new drumheads from animal skins, using scissors, and soak drumheads in water to make them pliable.
- Cut out sections around cracks on percussion instruments to prevent cracks from advancing, using shears or grinding wheels.
||Automotive Body and Related Repairers
- Cut and tape plastic separating film to outside repair areas to avoid damaging surrounding surfaces during repair procedure and remove tape and wash surfaces after repairs are complete.
- Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.
- Cut openings in vehicle bodies for the installation of customized windows, using templates and power shears or chisels.
- Measure and mark vinyl material and cut material to size for roof installation, using rules, straightedges, and hand shears.
||Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
- Test equipment for overheating, using speed gauges and thermometers.
- Cut and form insulation, and insert insulation into armature, rotor, or stator slots.
||Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
- Trim trees that could be hazardous to the functioning of cables or wires.
- Cut and peel lead sheathing and insulation from defective or newly installed cables and conduits prior to splicing.
||Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
- Attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
- Inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, or pressure gauges.
||Home Appliance Repairers
- Observe and test operation of appliances following installation, and make any initial installation adjustments that are necessary.
- Measure, cut, and thread pipe, and connect it to feeder lines and equipment or appliances, using rules and hand tools.
||Industrial Machinery Mechanics
- Observe and test the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices.
- Cut and weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, or assemble new equipment.
||Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
- Hold cut or uneven edges of glass against automated abrasive belts to shape or smooth edges.
- Cut flat safety glass according to specified patterns or perform precision pattern making and glass cutting to custom fit replacement windows.
- Inspect and test docks, ships, buoyage systems, plant intakes or outflows, or underwater pipelines, cables, or sewers, using closed circuit television, still photography, and testing equipment.
- Carry out non-destructive testing, such as tests for cracks on the legs of oil rigs at sea.
||Mechanical Door Repairers
- Cut door stops or angle irons to fit openings.
- Cover treadles with carpeting or other floor covering materials and test systems by operating treadles.
||Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
- Test operation of engines and other systems, using test equipment, such as ignition analyzers, compression checkers, distributor timers, or ammeters.
- Trim and shape replacement body sections to specified sizes and fits and secure sections in place, using adhesives, hand tools, and power tools.
||Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
- Test valves and regulators for leaks and accurate temperature and pressure settings, using precision testing equipment.
- Cut seats to receive new orifices, tap inspection ports, and perform other repairs to salvage usable materials, using hand tools and machine tools.
||Signal and Track Switch Repairers
- Test air lines and air cylinders on pneumatically operated gates.
||Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
- Measure, cut, and install frameworks and conduit to support and connect wiring, control panels, and junction boxes, using hand tools.
||Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
- Operate machines to test functioning of parts or mechanisms.
- Reassemble and test subassembly units.
||Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
- Reassemble machines and equipment following repair, testing operation and making adjustments as necessary.
- Test timepiece accuracy and performance, using meters and other electronic instruments.
||Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
- Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.
||Medical Equipment Repairers
- Test, evaluate, and classify excess or in-use medical equipment and determine serviceability, condition, and disposition, in accordance with regulations.